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Dry conditions removed from Georgia but expand in Virginia

The last patch of abnormally dry conditions is finally gone from Georgia, but dry conditions have expanded in Virginia to cover a good part of the state, according to the latest Drought Monitor released this morning. No drought is expected over most of the Southeast for the next few weeks…
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Slight increase in dry conditions in Virginia

This week’s Drought Monitor shows no big changes in most of the Southeast, with just a small area of abnormally dry conditions remaining in eastern Georgia.  There was some expansion of abnormally dry conditions in Virginia in the northern part of our region, but no drought at this time. The…
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Upcoming webinar: Drought and Urban Forests

A webinar on the impacts of droughts on urban forests is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25 at 2 pm EDT.  It is being offered by the US Forest Service.  You can get more information on it at http://www.climatewebinars.net/webinars/drought-urbanforests. A brief description is shown below. Preregistration is not required. Recent droughts have…
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Less than 1% of Southeast now abnormally dry

The latest Drought Monitor published this morning shows that only 0.38% of the Southeast is now in abnormally dry conditions, including small patches in eastern Georgia and in central Virginia. All drought is gone.  In many places, farmers are rejoicing, but in other areas too much rain has made it…
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Almost all dry conditions gone from Southeast

The latest Drought Monitor shows that not only is the drought gone from the Southeast (I missed seeing a small sliver in Georgia last week), but almost all the abnormally dry conditions are also gone.  Good news for farmers except those in areas that have received too much of a…
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